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Australia PM unveils draft Indigenous recognition referendum question

Politics 09:37 30 Jul, 2022

The change is a commitment Albanese's centre-left Labor Party took to May's general election

Australia PM unveils draft Indigenous recognition referendum question

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on Saturday unveiled the wording of a draft referendum question as part of moves to enshrine an Indigenous voice in parliament, Qazet.az reports.

The government is seeking a referendum, which is necessary to make changes to the constitution, on recognising indigenous minorities in the constitution and requiring governments to consult Aboriginal people on decisions that impact their lives.